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Film Events

Love Streams

Thursday, May 11, 2017 - 7:00pm

Love Streams DVD cover

JOHN CASSAVETES RETROSPECTIVE -- THURSDAY NIGHTS AT THE CINEMATHEQUE
The electric filmmaking genius John Cassavetes and his brilliant wife and collaborator Gena Rowlands give luminous, fragile performances as two closely bound, emotionally wounded souls who reunite after years apart. Read more

Tempest

Thursday, May 4, 2017 - 7:00pm

Tempest dvd cover

JOHN CASSAVETES RETROSPECTIVE -- THURSDAY NIGHTS AT THE CINEMATHEQUE
A sobering mid-life crisis fuels dissatisfaction in Philip Dimitrius. Read more

Gloria

Thursday, April 27, 2017 - 7:00pm

Gloria poster

JOHN CASSAVETES RETROSPECTIVE -- THURSDAY NIGHTS AT THE CINEMATHEQUE
When a young boy's family is killed by the mob, their tough neighbor Gloria becomes his reluctant guardian. Read more

Opening Night

Thursday, April 20, 2017 - 7:00pm

Opening Night poster

JOHN CASSAVETES RETROSPECTIVE -- THURSDAY NIGHTS AT THE CINEMATHEQUE
While in the midst of rehearsals for her latest play, Broadway actor Myrtle Gordon (Gena Rowlands) witnesses the accidental death of an adoring young fan, after which she begins to confront the chaos of her own life. Read more

The Killing of a Chinese Bookie

Monday, March 13, 2017 - 7:00pm

The Killing of a Chinese Bookie poster

JOHN CASSAVETES RETROSPECTIVE -- THURSDAY NIGHTS AT THE CINEMATHEQUE
John Cassavetes engages with film noir in his own inimitable style with The Killing of a Chinese Bookie. Read more

A Woman Under the Influence

Thursday, April 6, 2017 - 7:00pm

A Woman Under the Influence poster/woman in bed

JOHN CASSAVETES RETROSPECTIVE -- THURSDAY NIGHTS AT THE CINEMATHEQUE
This uncompromising portrait of domestic turmoil details the emotional breakdown of a suburban housewife and her family’s struggle to save her from herself. Read more

Minnie and Moskowitz

Thursday, March 30, 2017 - 7:00pm

Minnie and Moskoviz poster

JOHN CASSAVETES RETROSPECTIVE -- THURSDAY NIGHTS AT THE CINEMATHEQUE
A museum curator falls in love with a crazy parking attendant.  Read more

Husbands

Thursday, March 16, 2017 - 7:00pm

Husbands poster

JOHN CASSAVETES RETROSPECTIVE -- THURSDAY NIGHTS AT THE CINEMATHEQUE
Husbands remains one of Cassavetes’ best, a uniquely disquieting comedy-drama.  Read more

Rosemary's Baby

Thursday, March 9, 2017 - 7:00pm

Heart with horns and a devil's tail

JOHN CASSAVETES RETROSPECTIVE -- THURSDAY NIGHTS AT THE CINEMATHEQUE
Horrifying and darkly comic, Rosemary’s Baby was Roman Polanski’s Hollywood debut.  Read more

Faces

Thursday, March 2, 2017 - 7:00pm

Faces poster/Gina Rowlands

JOHN CASSAVETES RETROSPECTIVE -- THURSDAY NIGHTS AT THE CINEMATHEQUE
John Cassavetes puts a disintegrating marriage under the microscope in the searing 
Faces.  Read more

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